Temporary Designer – New Ventures

Full Time

Alshaya Group

Alshaya Group is a dynamic family-owned enterprise, first established in Kuwait in 1890. With a consistent record of growth and innovation, Alshaya Group is one of the world’s leading brand franchise operators, offering an unparalleled choice of well-loved international brands to customers.

Job Role:
Presenting story, mood, color boards, and samples to buyers.
Managing design process from conception through to final styling.
Conducting market research to identify new trends, fabrics and techniques, and seeking design inspiration.
Collaborating with team members to select seasonal themes, make edits to line, and create new concepts.
Ensuring product is in agreement with business strategy.
Selecting fabrics and trims.
Creating production sketches for development packages.
Collaborating with technical designer to ensure development packages are accurate.
Reviewing product for style and fit during presentation.

Job Requirements:
Excellent knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and CAD is a must
Ability to strongly interpret emerging trends into building and designing innovative yet commercial Fashion Collections which relate to the Middle East Market and brand aesthetics.
Experience managing the entire design and development process from initial research, to designing CAD collections and developing product samples working very closely with factories
Strong fabric, trim and branding knowledge
Ability to work well under pressure and stick to tight deadlines
Candidate should be holding a Degree in Fashion Design
Candidate must be on a family visa OR a student visa and needs to be based in the UAE.
Previous Fashion Design experience is a must
Essential to have experience with Womenswear (Menswear and Kidswear is a strong benefit but not essential)